There is truth in wine

Possible interpretation: When people are drunk, what they say is often true. People often speak the truth when they lose their self-control.

Origin: This proverb has Greek and Roman roots, and is often expressed in its Latin form: In vino, veritas.

truth (noun): what is factual; what is in accordance with reality
wine (noun): an alcoholic drink typically made from fermented grape juice

Quick Quiz:

If "there is truth in wine", somebody is most likely to lie when they are:

a. not drunk

b. half drunk

c. completely drunk

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Contributor: Josef Essberger